North American Folklore is a fantastic way to introduce your students to short stories, basic elements of fiction, and different cultures. This lesson includes five pieces of Folklore from North America.
This mini unit is part of a much larger lesson also available in my store. North American Folklore will take 1-2 weeks while the entire unit will take 6-9 weeks.
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The unit emphasizes basic aspects of plot development, point-of-view, and genre. The activities are built around active reading strategies, Reading Apprenticeship models, and the metacognitive process.
This includes all of the following:
PPT Presentation (Best if converted to Slides) 39
Student Activity Packet
Full-Text Stories (5) Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, John Henry, Sealskin Soulskin, Coyote and Little Turtle
Objective Assessment (30 Questions)